The Week of Engineering - Indulging your curiosity

Week of Engineering

Discover what the world’s humblest superheroes create every day. The Week of Engineering is all about indulging your curiosity for our world and how it works. For the second week of August, we’ll be holding a variety of events that showcase amazing engineering – perfect for school students and anyone who wants an inside look at how things work.

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Engineering Expo

Come along to the free Engineering Expo in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch on 5 August. From robots and machines, to interactive displays, and design and build competitions, there’s something for everyone.

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Dream Big Film - brought to you by Opus

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a first of its kind film that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

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School Programme

Take your students on a field trip to one of our partnering engineering firms. They’ll get a glimpse into the real life world of engineers.

What is engineering?

Engineering is the application of science to solving real world problems through designing and building things. Engineers help connect our communities, keep us safe and healthy, and give us modern-world luxuries.

The main fields of engineering include aerospace, bio, building services, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, fire, geotechnical, industrial, information, management, mechanical, mechatronics, mining, petroleum, software, structural, and transportation.

Find out more
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Our amazing partners

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